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Nathan asks...

This question is about: Aggression to a dog or other animal or where the dog is aggressive to the owner or a stranger

First let me start with background. My dog is overall well behaved. Responds to commands is very well bonded with me and partner and understands what we allow and what we don't allow, and sotializes at the dog park or with doggy friends multiple hours a week... except, this dog is more WILD than any dog I have ever had or seen. Her pray drive overruns her entire body and mind when an animal is in sight, her pack mentality is just as strong, etc. This is all situational though. I put a lot of time into raising and training this dog. rnrnHer whole life she has snapped into another mode i.e. Snapping and chasing them off or putting them down when a dog has attempted to dominate her or exhibited other aggressive behaviors toward her, fending for her own and snapping and growing, but never piercing skin. This past few weeks she has done this described behavior to the two dogs she lives with, this is what the serious concern is to me because she knows these dogs and is comfortable around them (one is a 15 yr old large dog with alpha male mentality, one is an eradic chihuaha).rnrnI would also note this only happens when me or my partner are around her and within a few feet of her.rnrnWhy is this happening and how can I stop it before it becomes a part of who she is?

Chris asks...

This question is about: Aggression to a dog or other animal or where the dog is aggressive to the owner or a stranger Jumping up at visitors or the dog jumps up at people on walks Puppy Management

We recently brought a new puppy into our home, who loves to jump at and bite our 2 year old and 4 year old. He bites their clothing and pulls them down, and bites at their faces. The kids are too young to correct the behavior themselves, so I've been pulling puppy away, rolling him to his back and telling him firmly but calmly, "no bite." This seemed to be working for a bit, but recently he has started growling and biting at me when I do this and going right back to biting the kids. Redirecting his attention to a toy does not seem to work either. Please help.

Jose asks...

This question is about: Aggression to a dog or other animal or where the dog is aggressive to the owner or a stranger Destructive chewing that results in destruction of furniture, woodwork etc Hyperactivity

What's the best way to stop my puppy from bitting everything and everyone? We heard putting him in time out works, but when we try it and let him out of time out he just comes out more hyper and wants to bite everything.

Megan asks...

This question is about: Aggression to a dog or other animal or where the dog is aggressive to the owner or a stranger

"We have a 2 year old yellow lab, a 3 1/2 year old boston terrier and an 18 month old child. we've had our lab since he was a puppy, our son was born a few months after we got him, they've basically grown up together. most recently our lab has become randomly aggressive towards our son for really no reason. It's not when he's eating or playing with a toy, it's literally if my son walks by him randomly. it's only happened twice. the rest of the time they are best friends. they cuddle together, they play together. what might cause this?"

Virginia asks...

This question is about: Aggression to a dog or other animal or where the dog is aggressive to the owner or a stranger Barking at people, dogs, animals, birds or where the dog barks for attention or at the slightest noise Digging Jumping up at visitors or the dog jumps up at people on walks

My dog was flicked on the nose by a 11 yr old . My dog bit him and now my dog shoe aggression to all children ! I have none in my home But he was fine with kids before ,all this happen

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